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Old L.A. - Two women look out over a rural San Fernando Valley from the Mulholland Highway, circa 1930. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, USC Libraries.

from Eater LA

The essential guide to San Fernando Valley restaurants


The Mulholland Dam holds back the Hollywood Reservoir in 1928, a few years after its construction...


Ralphs in Granada Hills opened at 17020 Chatsworth Street in November 1959. The store opened with a four-day “International Song-Dance-Food Festival," featuring 250 folk dancers from 27 nations, the Tinkertown Train, Eddie Cletro and his band, and last but not least, Flippo the Clown. An hour-long live TV broadcast went out on the first evening on KHJ-TV. To top it off, there was a preview of the 1960 International Auto Show in the store’s parking lot. It is now home to a Walgreens…